A chance to talk mostly about Bolwell Sports Cars.
1/4 mile times of 14.2 for LCS511and 13.9 for LGP666 were fairly impressive in their day, the Charger RT's and GTHO's were reputed to get times of 14.4secs. Remember when those times were the benchmark for a tough car.PeterG
B8/59 was doing 11s and if I remember correctly managed to break into the high 10s on slicks.
B8/59 was powered by an HO motor so it would have been expected to to post very impressive times, probably the 11's were limited by lack of good traction, if you read my last Slipstream B8/3 was expected to do similar times with a hot 302. B8/60 (LGP666) was powered by a 302C with a 500cfm Holley carb, not many peoples idea of a perfomance motor!PeterG
B8/59 ran 12.02 against Bruce Mutton's red Corvette big block. B8/59 was running racing tyres on wide wheels on the rear and straight pipes. I do not recall that it ever broke into the 11's. I have a memory of it being driven by Claus Maluszczak at that meeting who was a well known Pro-Stock driver.
why not ask Siggsy?
Maybe I don't remember correctly. Must have been regular 12s with a one-off break into the high 11s.
Keith will know. He'll eventually read this if he hasn't already.
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